The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 114 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.41% 1.53% 1.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.45% 25.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 22
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£350 £315 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £408 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £108.08 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.01% +200.20%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
155 136 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.34% 6.13% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 73 80
Average daily rate £363 £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -29 8 £350 +11.11% 6
East Yorkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - - 3
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Test Scripting
3 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 9 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (24.24%) HP
6 8 (24.24%) Banking
6 8 (24.24%) Integration Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Test Management
8 6 (18.18%) JIRA
8 6 (18.18%) QA
8 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.15%) Retail
9 5 (15.15%) Migration
9 5 (15.15%) ISEB
10 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (12.12%) ETL
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle
10 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
10 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
10 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
10 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
10 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
11 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
11 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
11 3 (9.09%) System Testing
11 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (18.18%) JIRA
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Retail
4 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Analyst
2 21 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) UAT Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (3.03%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) NHS
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Test Scripting
2 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Integration Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Test Management
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) ETL
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 3 (9.09%) System Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.06%) Service Management
9 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Scrum
9 2 (6.06%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) HP
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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